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Fender American Performer Precision Review

Fender American Performer Precision Review

May 17, 2019
The venerable P’s latest incarnation brings some modern tweaks, but retains the versatility this classic is known for.
Wizard of Odd: 1965 Inter-Mark Cipher Valor

Wizard of Odd: 1965 Inter-Mark Cipher Valor

May 16, 2019
Learn the history—and hype—behind the flagship guitar of the Cipher line.
Rig Rundown: The Bouncing Souls

Rig Rundown: The Bouncing Souls

May 15, 2019
The seminal East Coast punks prove that beat-up guitars and undeniable hooks can keep a band touring the world for over three decades.
Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay Review

Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay Review

May 15, 2019
Filthy delays—when regular analog dirt just won’t do.
Abasi Concepts Pathos Review

Abasi Concepts Pathos Review

May 14, 2019
An uncommonly articulate and detailed high-gain machine.
Keeley Synth-1 Review

Keeley Synth-1 Review

May 13, 2019
Glitches galore from this stripped-down mini-synth.
Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan: How I Create Live Loops

Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan: How I Create Live Loops

May 12, 2019
The instrumental-metal shaman demonstrates how he builds the bulldozing tones for "Mladek" onstage.
Rig Rundown: Polyphia's Scott LePage

Rig Rundown: Polyphia's Scott LePage

May 8, 2019
Aside from melting faces, these younglings don’t take themselves or much else seriously, but one-half of the wise-cracking guitar tandem dishes on his “dope” signature gear from Ibanez and DiMarzio.
Mesa/Boogie California Tweed Review

Mesa/Boogie California Tweed Review

May 2, 2019
A spectacular new spin on a 1950s formula.
Rig Rundown: Gary Clark Jr. & Eric Zapata [2019]

Rig Rundown: Gary Clark Jr. & Eric Zapata [2019]

May 1, 2019
Check out the gear used by the current king of soulful R&B-laced blues-rock and his longtime guitar foil.
PG Jams: Zach Myers of Shinedown

PG Jams: Zach Myers of Shinedown

April 30, 2019
The guitarist powering one of modern rock's biggest acts shares stories of his early days as a blues kid in Memphis, how he crafts arena-rocking riffs, and what he got wrong on his first signature model.
First Look: Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster

First Look: Fender Jimmy Page Mirror Telecaster

April 29, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger use and abuse the guitar god's signature Tele that's based on a '59 that was gifted to him from Jeff Beck and helped build Led Zeppelin I.
Rig Rundown: Liz Cooper & the Stampede

Rig Rundown: Liz Cooper & the Stampede

April 24, 2019
The dreamy, psychedelic-folk rocker explains how a salvaged-spruce offset colored with gobs of vibe, chorus, and trem give her freewheeling, Dead-inspired journeys constant movement and flow.
First Look: Kay Barney Kessel K6700V Artist

First Look: Kay Barney Kessel K6700V Artist

April 22, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger try out the revamped, reintroduced signature model designed for the jazz guitar giant.
Reverend Triad Bass Review

Reverend Triad Bass Review

April 21, 2019
Joe Naylor's latest 4-string is a triple-pickup champion of versatility, playability, and lookin’ good.
Rig Rundown: Tab Benoit

Rig Rundown: Tab Benoit

April 17, 2019
The self-confessed reluctant guitarist shows off the vintage Teles and signature combos that power his bayou blues.
First Look: Martin OM-28 Modern Deluxe

First Look: Martin OM-28 Modern Deluxe

April 15, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger enjoy his initial jam session on the acoustic icon's newest orchestra model that blends old-world craftsmanship with modern upgrades for maximum fingerstyle playability and tone.
Rig Rundown: Hozier

Rig Rundown: Hozier

April 10, 2019
On the heels of his No. 1 album, Wasteland, Baby!, Irishman Andrew Hozier-Byrne reveals his connection with “alive” hollowbodies—including gas cans—that torch his moody, soulful blend of rock and blues.
Wizard of Odd: 1965 Zenon Zemi

Wizard of Odd: 1965 Zenon Zemi

April 8, 2019
Angular lines, sweeping curves, bright tones, and mysterious origins. What more can you ask for from a super-rare Japanese electric?
First Look: PRS Paul's Guitar & SE Paul's Guitar

First Look: PRS Paul's Guitar & SE Paul's Guitar

April 8, 2019
We compare and contrast the affordable and upscale versions of the signature axe for the man behind the Maryland gear outfit.